Monthly Archives: February 2019

Atiku Endorsement Controversy: Ohanaeze Suspends Secretary-General

…NLC backs Igbo cultural body    The controversy trailing the endorsement of Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of Peoples Democratic Party by Igbo highest decision-making body, Imeobi Ohanaeze Ndigbo, took another dimension, Thursday, as the National Executive Committee has suspended the Secretary-General, Uche Okwukwu, over alleged anti-organisation activities. He was suspended by Ohanaeze NEC over his alignment with the All Progressives ...

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U.S. Slams Visa Restrictions On Ghana

The United States said on Thursday it was imposing visa restrictions on Ghana, accusing the African country of not cooperating in accepting its citizens ordered removed from the United States. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo “has ordered consular officers in Ghana to implement visa restrictions on certain categories of visa applicants,” the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) said in ...

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EFCC Fails To Arraign Ex-NIA DG, Oke, Wife Over Ikoyi Cash

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Friday failed to arraign the sacked Director General of the National Intelligence Agency, Ambassador Ayodele Oke, and his wife, Folashade. The anti-graft agency had on Wednesday filed four charges against the Okes before the Federal High Court in Lagos. They were scheduled to be arraigned on Friday before Justice C.J. Aneke in connection ...

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How I Got Dollars, Pounds, Others – Onnoghen Opens Up On Foreign Accounts  

Ahead of his trial at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) slated for Monday, suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, has opened up on how he got the foreign currencies he deposited in his domiciliary accounts. In a ‘Cautionary Statement Form’ filed at the Department of Intelligence Investigation and Monitoring, Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB), in Abuja, he ...

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Niger Republic Govs Attend Buhari’s Campaign In Kano, As Opposition Parties Fume

Ganduje enjoys immunity, presumed innocent until proved guilty – Buhari Governor Issa Moussa of Zinder and Maradi State Governor, Zakiri Umar, both from the Republic of Niger, were on Thursday in Kano to rally support for President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election. Salihu Yakasai, media aide to Kano State Governor, Umar Ganduje, said this on his Twitter handle beneath a photo of the ...

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